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Behind the Scenes Culture in Spain
Templo de Debod

This Egyptian structure, which sits on the outskirts of the Parque del Oeste, dates back 2,200 years and is dedicated to the gods Amun and Isis. It was sent, block by block, by the Egyptian government in 1968 in thanks for Spain’s help in preserving monuments threatened by the Aswan Dam. You can visit the […]

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Fiesta Major de Gràcia

August can not be in Barcelona without its traditional Fista Major de Gràcia. As you know, this is one of the most popular festivities in the city, characterized by its characteristic display of streets decorated and concerts in the cool of hot summer nights. Write down on the agenda, this year they are celebrated from […]

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The best of the barrios: La Latina

La Latina is one of the oldest and most traditional areas in the Spanish capital. The proof is in the city walls, the tiniest to largest churches that seem to spring up out of nowhere along the streets, and even the Segovia viaduct and the Puerta de Toledo that mark the district limits. The Mercado […]

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#MySummerStory

The festival that brings together the performing arts, design, music and gastronomy has decided to add a new site to its catalog, La Roca Village, with the aim of fostering and providing experiences in a new and unique setting. A summer with more than 40 emerging brands that are added to the more than 140 […]

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Summer nights at the History Museum of Catalonia

The terrace of the History Museum of Catalonia becomes the stage for a summer cycle of Mediterranean music. Summer Nights at the museum’s terrace, in the heart of the Port of Barcelona and with one of the best views of the city. This year’s cycle, ‘Mediterráneo. Music that is played ‘, which will take place […]

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Old Slaughterhouse Madrid

Located in the city’s former municipal slaughterhouse, this complex of 48 buildings is now a multifunctional space dedicated to contemporary art and culture. Although some of those buildings are still abandoned, the rest have been rehabilitated and now serve as an exhibition and theater room. Among the most important ships of Matadero Madrid are the […]

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A capital of Art

Without doubt, the best known and most prestigious art gallery in Madrid is the Museo del Prado. And this year it celebrates no less than its 200th anniversary with an exhibition that explores its history through 168 original pieces that are essential in the history of art. Moreover, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza will hold exhibitions of […]

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La Pedrera Jazz: Rita Payés Quartet

Every Friday and Saturday from June 7 to September 14, La Pedrera (aka Casa Milà) becomes the epicentre of jazz in Barcelona. The rooftop terrace of the Gaudí building on Passeig de Gràcia is transformed into an exceptional stage, where you can enjoy warm summer nights, incredible city views, and the coolest live jazz. La […]

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Naval Battle of Valllecas 2019

The Naval Battle of Vallecas will hold its 38th edition on July 14th. A different party, which attracts a growing number of locals and tourists and in which the good atmosphere is guaranteed. Here are five reasons why you should not miss it. Yes, prepare to go home past water. 1. For the heat. Because […]

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Lemonades 2019: 8th San Fermín of the Gothic Quarter

If Pamplona is far from your reach to celebrate the famous San Fermines, calmly, we have the solution. For the eighth consecutive year, the neighbors of the Gothic Quarter invite us to live their San Fermín in the Gothic Quarter, with red handkerchiefs included. The party will begin at 12 noon, when the txupinazo will […]

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Veranos de la Villa 2019

Madrid has a terrible reputation in summer: desert city and almost post-apocalyptic city. But those of us who like the city know that it is a very rare fame, especially when the cultural and summer festival of Los Veranos de la Villa begins, with at least 5 artistic events per week divided into 35 stages […]

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Grec 2019: Taylor Mac

Taylor Mac is, without doubt, the biggest phenomenon born in New York in the last decade. And Grec brings us an abbreviated version of his history of American music. And how communities are built from the joint struggle against oppression, destruction and marginalization has become a spectacular success. Yes, this is a profound reflection on […]

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Gino Rubert. The place to be or not to be

Coinciding with the publication of Gino Rubert’s (Mexico City, 1969) new graphic novel ‘Sí, quiero’, a manifesto in favour of love and art which brings together the bulk of his paintings, Rubert presents an exhibition that explores his creative process and has you take part in his artistic experience. Senda , Eixample Until Saturday July […]

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Sónar 2019

The Sónar festival of arts, design, and electronic and advanced music, which won the Time Out Barcelona Award for 2018, fills up the summer in the city once again with top-notch artists such as American rapper A$AP Rocky and London grime producer and MC Skepta, as well as emerging stars like Ross From Friends, Octavian, […]

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Noches del Botánico 2019

Summer nights in botanic gardens under the Madrid sky. Could there be a better setting for a music festival? From late June and throughout the month of July, Noches del Botánico celebrates its fourth edition. You’ll want to mark your calendars now and try to go more ethan one night after seeing the line-up, which […]

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Mad Cool 2019

Music, Music festivals Valdebebas , Madrid Thursday July 11 2019 – Saturday July 13 2019 The Mad Cool music festival has made a name for itself as one of the biggest in Spain. Last year’s line-up made us swoon, and this year is shaping up to be nothing short of brilliant as well. Bon Iver, The National the return […]

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Quantum

Art CCCB. Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona , El Raval Tuesday May 28 2019 – Tuesday September 24 2019 Scientists and artists have plenty in common, including active imaginations and a nearly insatiable curiosity. Both, in some way, also share a common goal, which is to understand the mystery of life. The CCCB presents ‘Quantum’, an international project […]

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15th Barcelona Modernista Fair

Catalan modernism is something that marks Barcelona’s architecture and spirit as a city. To value this heritage the association of businesses CorEixample, to coincinde with the Dreta del Eixample neighbourhood’s Festa Major (big annual street party), launches a new edition of the Modernista Fair. Celebrating its 15th edition, this year’s fair (May 31 to June […]

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UEFA Champions League Festival Madrid 2019

From 30 May to 2 June, Madrid is hosting the UEFA Champions Festival, an annual event held in the host city in the days leading up to the big match. Puerta del Sol, the city’s most central square, will have a stage that will host DJs, bands and local performers, and at the Real Casa de Correos you will be […]

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Primavera Sound Barcelona 2019

Thu, May 30 2019 – Sat, Jun 1 2019 For more than eighteen years now Primavera Sound has been consistently offering successful musical events. The Barcelona-based music promotion company has, since its modest beginnings, developed a strong commitment to music so that spectators from different generations can enjoy the experience of live music to the full. This is […]

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Night stroll in BCN

Prepare to discover the “barrio” on a night stroll around town full of light and colourful installations by our local artists.

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Celebrate Chinese New Year in Madrid

You can welcome the year of the pig if you happen to be in Madrid this days. The China Cultural Center in Madrid will host an interesting event. Stay tuned 😉

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Is Van Gogh turning in his grave?

Get ready for a color full trip of brushstrokes inspired on the french landscape.

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Jurassic World Lands in Madrid

Jurassic World Lands in Madrid! If you happen to be a fan of this saga this is your chance to visit this unique exhibit and live the jurassic experience.

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Jaume Plensa at MACBA

If you wish to visit the work of one of the renowned local talents this exhibition is a MUST.

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Happy Christmas Smilers

We want to send you ALL a warm message wishing you a Happy Christmas and a Happy New 2019.

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S I W O: Electronic Afrofuturism

Looking for a touch of LIVE Electronic Afrofuturism?

Maybe you need a little break from the Xmas theme parties and want to enjoy en evening listening to some afrobeat hiphop?

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Full Moon Ride

If you dare to go night cycling to one of Barcelona´s curvy roads this is your chance

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FLUX 2018: Video auteur festival

A video-creation Festival with Audiovisual projections, Video installations, performance and colloquiums.

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BICEFAL

If you are looking for a dosis of experimental electronic music this weekend, then this is your festival.

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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

If you are in Barcelona, do take some time to visit this venue. This in-depth exploration of the complete works of Kubrick presents more than 600 items, including moving images (some 40 audiovisuals); objects and material from the director’s personal archives (research and production documents, screenplays, stills, tools, costumes, models, cameras and lenses…), and his correspondence with the talent that surrounded him.

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DOCfield Barcelona

DOCfield Barcelona 2018 celebrates its 6th edition with LOVE as this years main theme. Visit the festival if photojournalism or documentary-photography is one of your interests.

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All Eyes on CICLOPE Festival

Get inspired and get to see whats really going down in the audiovisual culture on this cool festival.

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Mira Festival

If the underground of music and audiovisual is your THING then say hello to the MIRA Festival.

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IN-EDIT

Attention Music Lovers: The International Music Documentary Film Festival kicks off the 25th October.

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The influencers

A festival taking place in Barcelona, about unconventional art, guerrilla communication and radical entertainment.

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48 Hours : Open House Barcelona

This city is full of architectonic treasures and this 48 hours festival is your chance to visit some of them.

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Studio Fuksas on Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia

Next Thursday the 11th of October at 19h, is the first of a series of lectures related to architecture. This first lecture is entitled “Love Will Save The World” and is conducted by renown architect Massimiliano Fuksas. The lecture will pay special attention to the sustainability of our cities.

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Welcome Sitges Festival: The worlds #1 Fantastic Film Festival

If you are in Barcelona the second week of October here is your chance. This festival comes along like every year with a lot of fantastic activities.

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Any INK-Addicts in the room?

Learn about whats going down the first week of October in Barcelona.

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Are you what you eat?

Get to know this local healthy community made up of independent reporters, nutrition experts, designers, and much more professionals that work together to create content all around their slogan: You are what you eat. source: www.etselquemenges.cat

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Barcelona Gallery Weekend is taking over the city

A unique weekend for you art lovers!
Check out the program for exhibits, guided routes on some artistic interventions on some of Barcelona´s most iconic spots.

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The first Coffee Festival in Spain lands in Barcelona

Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival is a anual venue that unites professionals and coffee lovers in Barcelona.
Don´t miss the chance to taste this delicacies!

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All Those Food Market is back!

All Those Food Market is back after the summer holidays. This September edition of the festival, includes a market packed with gastro-surprises and an exclusive family area.

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Soho House in BCN

Soho House was founded in London in 1995 as a home from home for people working in creative fields. There are Houses located in the UK, Berlin, Istanbul, New York, West Hollywood, Miami, Chicago, Toronto and now Barcelona.

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Co-Working spaces

The Foundery: One of Barcelona´s co-working spaces. Here is an interview we made some time ago.

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Green Spot BCN vegan restaurant.

Recently opened Green Spot is Barcelona’s new vegan restaurant. It offers a vast amount of vegan options on it’s menu, which are incredibly beautiful and colourful to look at but most importantly absolutely delicious.

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Behind the scenes at Primavera Sound?

A point of view from one of the bands that played at this music festival.

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David Bowie Is exhibition in Barcelona

The exhibition David Bowie Is will take place at the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona (Barcelona Design Museum) starting May 25th 2017. For all of you Bowie Lovers. You don´t wanna miss it!

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